Music Review

Buyaka: The Ultimate Dancehall Collection (1994)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Lead Performance: Various Artists; Genre: Reggae/Ska

Major label Atlantic enters the fray with this mild, middle-of-the-road disc, Buyaka: The Ultimate Dancehall Collection. It contains no clunkers, but no transcendent moments, either. With tracks like "Bad Boys Reply," Don-T's dancehall remix of Inner Circle's Grammy-winning TV theme, Buyaka fails to live up to its boastful title but may appeal to those who aren't ready for the truly heavy stuff yet. B-
Originally posted Mar 21, 2008 Published in issue #226 Jun 10, 1994 Order article reprints
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